DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO 2021
2021.11.17Wed. 19Fri.

10:00-17:30(最終日は 17:00 まで)

EN

What’s TechBiz Creation & Matchmaking(TechBiz)?

TechBiz Creation&Matchmaking (TechBiz) is not a competition to find new technologies but also a program that promotes business matching for overseas development of Japanese content technology. This program is supported by Visual Industry Promotion Organization and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Selected companies can receive support such as mentoring by experts, instruction in English presentation and exhibition at domestic and foreign events, (DCEXPO 2020 ONLINE, Venture Cafe, SXSW*)etc.

* It is subject to change depending on the status of each event.

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Mentors

  • Hiroyuki Ohnishi

    Manager of Sendai branch and team leader of private equity investment at Japan Asia Investment Co., Ltd. (JAIC). Participated in the establishing TSI as core member and assumed CEO. Major IPO that he participated are; Nihon Eslead Corporation, Takasho Corporation, JSS, Shoei and etc., Made decision to take over Ion Engineering Research Institute Corporation, established by NEDO, Japan government organization, and succeeded in its corporate restructuring and commercialization of the business. Currently, Chairman and director of Ion Technology Center Co., Ltd., corporate auditor at AXIOHELIX Co. Ltd.

  • Mariko Nishimura

    Graduated from International Christian University in Tokyo JAPAN, Mariko Nishimura started her career as an IT engineer at IBM Japan.
    After her career at Adobe Systems as a field marketing manager and Bascule Inc. as a producer, she founded HEART CATCH Inc. in 2014. As a producer who connects business, creative and technologies beyond borders, she starts not only projects of her own company but various projects ranging from start-up, other companies, and government projects. In 2020, she founded HEART CATCH LA in Los Angeles, USA. She is also working on projects in the US.
    J-Startup supporters, Art Thinking Improbable Workshop Executive Producer, a committee for METI Study Group for Creativity for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an Adjunct Professor at Musashino Art University.

  • Nobuyuki Tsuji

    Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC
    Having experienced planning new services and developing IT systems at a major home appliance maker, Nobuyuki Tsuji joined ChuoAoyama PricewaterhouseCoopers Financial and Risk Management Co., Ltd . in 2003 and then moved to PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata in 2006.
    His previous role was to give advice on IT governance, information security and organization management for companies engaged in technology-based business.
    In recent years, he has been at the forefront of business addressing social issues such as regional revitalization and helping companies in DX and cloud transformation.
    He has been providing support for startups and social entrepreneurs, and has served as a business contest judge and an organizer of a coaching accelerator program.

  • Tadaaki Hashizume

    Certified Incubation Manager
    New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
    Innovation Promotion Department, Startup Group

    Dropped out of the Waseda Graduate School doctoral course. After working for a major IT group, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and an organization for industrial promotion, he engaged in the operation of various public support projects for R&D-type startups at NEDO.
    He has provided a wide range of support for startup and growth buisiness, with a focus on research and development and technology seeds (DeepTech) commercialization, as well as management support and restructuring of small and medium-sized companies that are responsible for regional revitalization.
    At NEDO, he was in charge of the VC approval program, the Open Innovation Council, and the launch of the J-Startup program in the R&D-based venture support program.
    In the meantime, he was seconded to Riken, where he was involved in supporting bio-based ventures, and later returned to NEDO, where he continues to work today.

Meet the new technologies at DCEXPO 2020 ONLINE!

They are participating in DCEXPO 2020 ONLINE and having [TechBiz Creation & Matchmaking pitch session workshop*]. Visit their online booth to meet their technology.

*Details will be informed later.